More learning opportunities

This post is a minor update on the last Learning Opportunities entry.  I have learned SO MUCH over the last two years, it's been an amazing experience.

Some of my new reading is:

  • Operations Management textbook (very surprised as to how enlightening it is to see perceived "IT" problems being highlighted in a completely different context/industry)
  • Business Model Generation: A Handbook for Visionaries, Game Changers, and Challengers
  • The Startup Owner's Manual: The Step-By-Step Guide for Building a Great Company
  • The Innovator's Dilemma (super interesting read so far)
=Everyone should check these out=
  • DevOps Kaizen (be good at getting better): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RT542sffJpM
  • (this concept is huge) From Design Thinking to DevOps and Back Again: Unifying Design & Operations: https://vimeo.com/129939230
  • The Case for Continuous Delivery: http://www.thoughtworks.com/insights/blog/case-continuous-delivery
  • Stop Hiring DevOps Experts and Start Growing Them by Jez Humble: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6m9nCtyn6kE
  • DevOps Demystified with Ben Rockwood: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h5E--QSBVBY
  • Personal Kanban: http://www.se-radio.net/2013/07/episode-196-personal-kanban-with-jim-benson/
  • Modern Cloud-based platform: http://www.se-radio.net/2014/12/episode-216-adrian-cockcroft-on-the-modern-cloud-based-platform/

=Below are new entries to all categories=

  • LISA Conversations: Ben Rockwood: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qOZe2t0bPuc
  • The Cynefin Framework: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N7oz366X0-8
  • Jez Humble Keynote: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L1w2_AY82WY
  • Siren of Shame: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mM1nR13c51I
  • DevOps Whiteboard Client Interview Demo: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U9SnBeKIO0I
  • Agile Product Ownership in a Nutshell: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=502ILHjX9EE
  • Applying value streams in a DevOps enviro: a lean IT case study: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-336ACVt20M
  • LKNA14: Dave Snowden - Think Anew, Act Anew: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s8SayvnfQi0
  • A Practical Overview of Desired State Configuration: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lP6noSW6Vr4&list=WL&index=7

=Podcasts=

  • http://dotnetrocks.com/
  • http://www.se-radio.net/
  • http://www.thisisproductmanagement.com/
  • http://runasradio.com/
  • http://foodfightshow.org/
  • https://www.opsallthethings.com/ (haven't listened to yet, but looks promising)
  • http://theshipshow.com/ (haven't listened to yet, but looks promising)

=Recommended reading=

  • Lean IT (Bell, Orzen)
  • More Agile Testing (Gregory, Crispin)
  • Continuous Delivery (Humble, Farley)
  • The Practice of Cloud System Administration (Limoncelli, Chalup, Hogan)
  • Test-Driven Development (Beck)
  • Continuous Integration (Duvall)
  • Web Operations (Allspaw, Robbins)

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